University of California, Irvine

Concurrency in Go

Ian Harris

Instructor: Ian Harris

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Intermediate level
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9 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

This course introduces the concept of concurrency in Go. The first module sets the stage by reviewing the physical factors that can restrict microprocessor performance increases in the future.

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2 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module looks at basic concurrency concepts and race conditions in preparation for a discussion of threads coming up in the next module.

What's included

2 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this module, you’ll work with threaded goroutines and explore the benefits of synchronization. The week’s assignment has you using a threaded approach to create a program that sorts integers via four separate sub-arrays, then merging the arrays into a single array.

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3 videos7 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This last module ties together the various features – including threads, concurrency, and synchronization – covered in this course. The week’s programming assignment requires you to use concurrent algorithms in the implementation of the “dining philosopher’s problem and then address the ensuing synchronization issues.

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3 videos8 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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Ian Harris
University of California, Irvine
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